The musical world has lost the composer who gave us the musical sound behind the Stargate franchise.
Ralph McQuarrie, who was behind much of the look and feel of the original (and still the best) Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the ago of 82. McQuarrie’s conceptual designs were the basis for some of the trilogy’s iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO. He also did design work […]
While many of us may not be familiar with the name Jerry Robinson, most of us probably know the name of his most famous comic book creation. Robinson created Batman’s adversary the Joker for the comic books.
The author who gave us the magical world of Pern has passed away. Anne McCaffrey passed away today at the age of 85. She is survived by her three children.
Actor John Neville, best known for his work as the title character in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen and as the Well Manicured Man on The X-Files has passed away. He was 86.
One of the actors who played a munchkin in the Wizard of Oz has passed away. Karl Slover was 93.
Fred Steiner composed some of the most memorable musical scores in Hollywood, including themes used on multiple episodes of the original Star Trek. Steiner has passed away at the age of 88.
In addition to his work on classic Trek, Steiner composed the theme for TV’s Perry Mason as well as the Oscar nominated score for The Color Purple.
The great actor Peter Falk has passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 83. Most remembered for his landmark television portrayal of disheveled detective “Columbo,” Falk also graced the silver screen in two memorable films for spy-comedy and fantasy genre fans alike in “The In-Laws” (the much better original version of […]
Voice actor Roy Skelton has passed away at the age of 79.
Skelton worked for years on Doctor Who, providing the voices for some of the series most popular adversaries including the Krotons, the Cybermen and the Daleks.
Actor Jeff Conaway, who appeared in the movie version of Grease and on TV’s Taxi and Babylon 5 has passed away. He was 60 years old.